Kadaga suspends parliament as MPs block age-limit motion

Kadaga suspends parliament as MPs block age-limit motion

After the earlier chaotic scenes in parliament after an MP was accused of bringing a firearm into the chamber, red ribbons back on with opposition MPs singing the national anthem, complain that the age limit motion is being brought before earlier submitted motions. After 7:00pm, there has been no debate in the House at the […]

What to expect in the MTN Innovation Awards 2017

What to expect in the MTN Innovation Awards 2017

Each award winner to walk away with $3,000 The MTN Innovation Awards that recognize digital innovation in the country are back. MTN Uganda has today made a call for entries for the MTN Innovation Awards 2017, seeking to recognize both Mobile and Web-based applications developed by Ugandans. There are at least seven (7) categories to […]

Museveni takes battle over land to Makerere

Museveni takes battle over land to Makerere

President Yoweri Museveni has warned all encroachers on Makerere University land to leave before they face the law. Museveni was speaking at Makerere at the installation of Professor Barnabas Nawangwe as new Vice Chancellor of the university. The ceremony took place at the University Main Hall. Some of the Makerere Univesrity land titles acquired on […]

Fresh Diary dress Ugandan schools for Gulu FEASSSA Games

Fresh Diary dress Ugandan schools for Gulu FEASSSA Games

All participating Ugandan Secondary Schools will be smartly clad when the East African secondary schools games start in Gulu district this week. This is possible after Fresh Dairy recently handed branded sports kits worth Shs90 million to all Ugandan Secondary Schools that going to participate in the annual East Africa Secondary school games (FEASSSA) that […]

By-election date set for Kyadondo after Bobi Wine defies Besigye

By-election date set for Kyadondo after Bobi Wine defies Besigye

The Electoral Commission has set the date of the most rapidly required by-election in Uganda, after Kyagulanyi Ssentamu Robert also known as Bobi Wine, defied his idol, former FDC leader and presidential flagbearer Dr. Kizza Besigye, saying “I am standing for Member of Parliament as an independent candidate.” Bobi Wine from last week attracted criticism from opposition […]

15,000 Park Yard market traders displaced, Antiriot Police heavily deployed

15,000 Park Yard market traders displaced, Antiriot Police heavily deployed

Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has vowed to rally his councilors in a bid to challenge the ongoing demolition of stalls at park yard market in downtown Kampala. By press time, the market had been sealed off with heavy deployment; with  6 police patrol vehicles at the disputed market after the 30-day eviction notice traders received a couple of […]

Uganda warns against investment in Bitcoin, OneCoin, others

Uganda warns against investment in Bitcoin, OneCoin, others

The Central Bank has warned Ugandans investing in any forms of Digital Currency, saying it is taking a risk in the financial space where there is neither investor protection nor regulatory purview. Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile’s notice in different local dailies comes after a new software company OneCoin that owns a digital […]

Aruu’s Lucy Achiro Otim kicked OUT of Parliament

Aruu’s Lucy Achiro Otim kicked OUT of Parliament

Ruling party, NRM’s losing candidate in Pader District’s Aruu North Constituency has successfully sought the nullification of  new Member of Parliament Ms Lucy Achiro Otim. In a judgement passed by three judges of the Court of Appeal, Paul Mugamba, Richard Buteera and Barishaki Cheborion reaffirmed high court judge, David Matovu’s ruling that non noncompliance with the election laws and also […]

Uganda Police ill-equipped to do forensic investigations – IGP Kayihura

Uganda Police ill-equipped to do forensic investigations – IGP Kayihura

From bank fraud to cyber crime, drug trafficking to terrorism, murder for passion or money to wildlife poaching and smuggling, criminals are increasingly using modern science, but the Uganda Police is still short of the required numbers of Scene of Crime Officers (Socos) to tackle those crimes well, says the Inspector General of Police Gen. […]

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